Prices for the SEAT Leon

SEAT Leon front
1 Oct, 2012 12:45pm Tom Phillips

SEAT has revealed prices and specs for its all-new Leon, ahead of first deliveries in March 2013

Prices for the new SEAT Leon have been announced. The five-door family hatch will cost from £15,670 when order books open on 1 October for first deliveries in March 2013.

The Leon prices were confirmed by SEAT’s President, James Muir, who added that the Leon range will expand to include three-door and estate models in the future.

Three trim levels will be available from launch: S, SE and FR. The entry-level Leon S gets air conditioning, an MP3-compatible six-speaker CD player and Bluetooth, for hands free phone calls.

Mid-spec Leon SE gets a leather-wrapped steering wheel, front fog lights and SEAT’s XDS electronic differential lock system, while range-topping FR models get 17-inch alloys, a sporty bodykit, sports seats and sports suspension.

Buyers will also be able to pick from an extensive list of options, including 18-inch alloy wheels, full leather upholstery, satellite navigation, and full LED headlamps.

Like the all-new VW Golf, the new Leon is built on the VW Group’s MQB platform. It will be offered with three petrol and two diesel engines, with highlights including the most efficient 104bhp 1.6-litre diesel Leon Ecomotive - which returns 74.3 mpg and 99g/km - and a 181bhp 2.0-litre diesel, which can complete the 0-62mph sprint in 7.5 seconds.

Full list of prices for the new SEAT Leon:

Model Engine Power CO2 MPG Price
S 1.2 TSI 104bhp 114g/km 57.6 £15,670
S 1.6 TDI 104bhp 99g/km 74.3 £17,370
SE 1.2 TSI 104bhp 114g/km 57.6 £16,790
SE 1.2 TSI DSG 104bhp 112g/km 58.9 £18,040
SE 1.4 TSI 138bhp 119g/km 54.3 £17,840
SE 1.6 TDI 104bhp 99g/km 74.3 £18,490
SE 1.6 TDI DSG 104bhp 102g/km 72.4 £19,740
SE 2.0 TDI 148bhp 106g/km 68.9 £19,840
SE 2.0 TDI DSG 148bhp 117g/km 64.2 £21,090
FR 1.4 TSI 138bhp 119g/km 57.3 £19,385
FR 1.8 TSI 178bhp 139g/km 47.1 £20,585
FR 1.8 TSI DSG 178bhp 132g/km 49.6 £21,835
FR 2.0 TDI 148bhp 106g/km 68.9 £21,385
FR 2.0 TDI DSG 148bhp 117g/km 64.2 £22,635
FR 2.0 TDI 181bhp 112gkm 65.7 £22,375

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Good to see the 180hp 1.8 turbo back. Memories of the original Leon Cupra

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